During the hot spring days in Savannah, GA, you depend on your ductless AC to keep you comfortable. The last thing you want is for your ductless AC to stop working properly. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to troubleshoot your home’s ductless AC before you start melting.

Check the Display

To locate the issue, it helps to look for a display that shows the fault code. This is typically located on the fan coil and will show a capital ‘E’ and a number, which helps you narrow down the problem. Along with the owner’s manual, the display helps you find the problem.

Check for Leaks

The next step is to check your refrigerant line for leaks. A refrigerant leak is serious business as it’s a hazard to your indoor air quality and causes serious health issues. Contact our reliable professionals for ductless AC maintenance if you discover a refrigerant leak.

Clean the Filter

Your ductless AC has a filter inside, which prevents contaminants such as pollen, dust, and other particulates from impacting your indoor air quality. When you have dirty filters, it prevents your unit from operating efficiently and puts stress on the system, shortening its life.

Clear the Drain Line

There should be no obstructions in your drain line, as this causes backups. When you have an obstruction, the water damages your home. You can keep the drain line clear by adding a small amount of vinegar three to four times a year.

Inspect Wiring

First, check your remote to see if you need new batteries. If the remote to your ductless AC isn’t the problem, check to ensure you’ve plugged in your unit and check the cord and outlet for signs of damage. If you do see some wiring at fault, it’s time to call an HVAC technician.

When you’re having trouble with your ductless AC, we’re here to help. Contact Byrd Heating and Air Conditioning today and learn more about how our maintenance plans help your HVAC system last longer.

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